Is the NCAA Transfer Portal getting out of hand? Rounding out the top five in the 2021 NFL Draft, who should the Falcons select at No. 4 and what part of the offense should the Bengals upgrade at No. 5?
This week Matt previews the Final Four and what the National Championship will look like. He dives into some of the biggest trades in the NBA, talks pro days and the upcoming NFL draft. Episode 8 features guest Mitchell Speltz.
ATLANTA (AP) — The billionaire owner of the Atlanta Falcons is donating $17 million to help a civil rights museum expand and offer new programming. Arthur Blank’s family foundation announced the gift to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Thursday. The vast majority of the money will fund a new, three-story west […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday named Terry Fontenot as general manager, finding new leadership for the team from within their division. Fontenot spent 18 seasons with NFC South rival New Orleans. The 40-year-old Fontenot becomes Atlanta’s first Black GM. Fontenot helped build a consistent winner as the Saints’ vice president and assistant […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith on Friday to become the team’s head coach. The Falcons announced the agreement. Smith held a virtual interview with the team on Monday and he also interviewed with the New York Jets and Detroit Lions. The Jets reached an […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have interviewed a pair of offensive coordinators, Nathaniel Hackett of the Green Bay Packers and Joe Brady of the Carolina Panthers, for their head coaching job. The Falcons conducted a virtual interview with Hackett on Thursday, one day after meeting virtually with Brady. The 41-year-old Hackett has been with […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw for 399 yards and four touchdowns Sunday, helping the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Buccaneers clinch the fifth seed in the NFC with a 44-27 regular season-ending win over the Atlanta Falcons. The victory, which means the Bucs (11-5) will face the NFC East champion, Washington or the Giants, on […]
After getting gashed by Cleveland for nearly 500 yards and six touchdowns and still coming out on top in a high-scoring, back-and-forth thriller, Baltimore star linebacker Matthew Judon summed it up well. “That’s how football is, man,” he said after the Ravens won 47-42 on Dec. 14. “You leave enough time (against) a good offense, […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City clinched the top seed in the AFC and the only playoff bye when Patrick Mahomes threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Demarcus Robinson with just under two minutes for a 17-14 win over Atlanta on Sunday. The Chiefs had to watch as Pro Bowl kicker Younghoe Koo missed […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady did it again to the Atlanta Falcons. This time, he didn’t even need overtime. Rallying Tampa Bay from a pair of 17-point deficits, Brady recreated his Super Bowl miracle by leading the Buccaneers on five straight scoring drives in the second half Sunday for a 31-27 victory over the stunned […]